degree day meaning

WDegree day
  • A degree day is a measure of heating or cooling. Total degree days from an appropriate starting date are used to plan the planting of crops and management of pests and pest control timing.
  • A degree day is computed as the integral of a function of time that generally varies with temperature. The function is truncated to upper and lower limits that vary by organism, or to limits that are appropriate for climate control.
  • Frequent measurements and continuously integrating the temperature deficit or excess;
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    Meaning of degree day for the defined word.

    Grammatically, this idiom "degree day" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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